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  1. Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/video/agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast

    impact agriculture, such as: weather, land value, policies, commodity outlooks, and more. New episodes ... Brown, Assistant Professor with the OSU Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics Department, ... Stitcher Compaction can greatly reduce yield and soil quality and is difficult to reverse. During this ...

  2. Soil health at risk on fallow fields

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/soil-health-risk-fallow-fields

    risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State University warn. If wind or rain carry away ... a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Topsoil is the layer richest in microscopic organisms, which ...

  3. Nutrient Management Meetings Starting This Week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/nutrient-management-meetings-starting-week

    The Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Auglaize, Hancock, and Lucas Counties are offering ... nutrient management workshops starting this week. The Auglaize Soil and Water Conservation District will be ... include Soil Test Recommendations, Value of Manure, Cost of Hauling Manure, and Research on Side-Dressing ...

  4. New and Upcoming Episodes of the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast Focus on Harvest and Compaction

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/new-and-upcoming-episodes-agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast

    extremely wet fall in 2018 and spring in 2019 led to field operations needing to be conducted even when soil ... conditions were not ideal increasing the risk of soil compaction occurring. Dr. Scott Shearer sits down with ... us to talk about soil compaction, what it is, the causes, how to avoid it, and how to mitigate it. To ...

  5. Ohio farm incomes forecast to rise-again

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/ohio-farm-incomes-forecast-rise-again

    to an agricultural economist with The Ohio State University. That’s primarily because of higher ... of the farm income enhancement program at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... national farm income trends and forecasts at the Nov. 12  Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference  at ...

  6. Managing Phosphorus for Yield and Reduced Edge of Field Losses

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/managing-phosphorus-yield-and-reduced-edge-field-losses

    A new factsheet highlights eight steps to reducing edge of field P losses while maintain soils for ... conditions prior to application of fertilizer and manure Take a representative soil test Use soil test as ... site: Production practices that increase soil organic matter to retain water on site Drainage Water ...

  7. Surface Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/surface-application-manure-newly-planted-wheat-fields

    seeds were properly covered with soil when planted to keep a barrier between the salt and nitrogen in ... soil phosphorus levels, and the phosphorus in the manure being applied, so we don’t grow soil ...

  8. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Even More Important This Year?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-even-more-important-year

    far this fall.  We anticipate that rain occurring now that leads to some sustained soil moisture near ... the spring, which can prevent soil from drying out and warming up, interfere with tillage and ... leading to higher end of season weed populations in some fields.  A number of acres were never planted, ...

  9. Stalk Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/stalk-quality-concerns

    increase the potential for stalk rot that often leads to stalk lodging (Fig. 1).  This year persistent ... rains through June caused unprecedented planting delays. Saturated soils resulted in shallow root ... systems. Corn plantings in wet soils often resulted in surface and in-furrow compaction further restricting ...

  10. Don’t Leave Mycorrhizae Stranded in Your Prevented Planting Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/don%E2%80%99t-leave-mycorrhizae-stranded-your-prevented-planting-acres

    roots. They aid plants in scavenging for soil nutrients, by extending the root system via structures ... Mycorrhizae also produce a protein called glomalin, which glues soil aggregates together to increase soil ... stability. Overall, this may increase soil tilth, drainage, and the soil’s ability to hold onto essential ...

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